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Short Stirling:

Short Stirling:

The First of the RAF Heavy Bombers

Hardcover (416 pages), kindle

Illustrated with largely unpublished wartime photographs, this book details the design, construction and factories where Stirlings were produced and the men and women who built them.

The Carpetbagger Project:

The Carpetbagger Project:

Secret Heroes

Paperback (200 pages)

One of the best-kept secrets of WWII was The Carpetbagger Project, the US 8th Air Force 801st/492nd Bomb Group, code name "Carpetbaggers," that along with British RAF Special Forces, flew highly classified missions to deliver arms, supplies and secret agents into enemy occupied Europe.

Three Against Hitler

Three Against Hitler

A Compelling True Story of Three LDS Teens' Fight for Freedom

Paperback (184 pages), kindle

The power and indignation of the Third Reich focused on three young German boys who dared to distribute the truth about the war to their neighbors.

Hitler's Traitors:

Hitler's Traitors:

German Resistance to the Nazis

Paperback (350 pages), kindle

The story of some of the groups and individuals that opposed Hitler and his government and the story of their heroic efforts to rid themselves of the most evil regime in modern times.

Fateful Rendezvous:

Fateful Rendezvous:

The Life of Butch O'Hare

Paperback (384 pages), kindle

Fighter pilot Butch O'Hare became one of America's heroes in 1942 when he saved the carrier Lexington in what has been called the most daring single action in the history of combat aviation.

Double Agent:

Double Agent:

The First Hero of World War II and How the FBI Outwitted and Destroyed a Nazi Spy Ring

Paperback (352 pages), kindle, audiobook

William Sebold, a naturalized American of German birth, risked his life to become the first double agent in the history of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The Nazi Rocketeers:

The Nazi Rocketeers:

Dreams of Space and Crimes of War

Paperback (272 pages), kindle

How Wernher von Braun and his fellow rocket scientists postponed their initial dreams of space travel to create weapons of terror and mass destruction for the Nazis.

Dr. Space:

Dr. Space:

The Life of Wernher von Braun

Paperback (328 pages), kindle

The controversial genius Wernher von Braun is a hero to most, yet a villain to others.

Spain in Our Hearts:

Spain in Our Hearts:

Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Hardcover (464 pages), kindle

For three crucial years in the 1930s, the Spanish Civil War dominated headlines in America and around the world, as volunteers flooded to Spain to help its democratic government fight off a fascist uprising led by Francisco Franco and aided by Hitler and Mussolini.

The Spanish Civil War:

The Spanish Civil War:

Reaction, Revolution, and Revenge

Paperback (432 pages), kindle

Tracking the emergence of Francisco Franco's brutal (and, ultimately, extraordinarily durable) fascist dictatorship, this surging history recounts the struggles of the 1936 war in which more than 3,000 Americans took up arms.

The Battle for China:

The Battle for China:

Essays on the Military History of the Sino-Japanese War of 1937-1945

Paperback (664 pages)

Chinese, Japanese, and Western scholars are brought together to provide a comprehensive overview of the military operations of the Second Sino-Japanese War.

War Zone

War Zone

World War II Off the North Carolina Coast

Kindle (~424 pages)

A history of the time German U-boats entered America's front door unhindered, when the US suffered but overcame the menace of the attacks, the majority of which occurred off the North Carolina coast.

Lockheed Hudson:

Lockheed Hudson:

World War 2 Album

Kindle (~130 pages)

Pictorial history of the Lockheed Hudson, an American-built light bomber and coastal reconnaissance aircraft, one of the most versatile aircraft of WWII.

Swedes at War:

Swedes at War:

Willing Warriors of a Neutral Nation, 1914-1945

Paperback (394 pages), kindle

Fighting men from a country frowned upon for its "cowardly" neutrality participated in all the crucial battles of both World Wars I and II.

B-24 Liberator Units of the Eighth Air Force

B-24 Liberator Units of the Eighth Air Force

Paperback (96 pages), kindle

An examination of the combat role of the often overlooked B-24 Liberator heavy bomber and the units in the Mighty 8th that flew them.

The Wild Blue:

The Wild Blue:

The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany 1944-45

Paperback (299 pages), kindle, audiobook

Acclaimed author Stephen Ambrose carries us along in the crowded and dangerous B-24 Liberators as their crews fought to destroy the German war machine during World War II.

Jimmy Stewart:

Jimmy Stewat:

Bomber Pilot

Paperback (288 pages), kindle, audiobook

Of all the celebrities who served their country during WWII, Jimmy Stewart was unique. On December 7th, 1941, he was already in uniform, beginning his long journey to become a bomber pilot in combat.

Camp X

Camp X

SOE School for Spies

Paperback (358 pages), kindle

It was the first secret agent training camp ever to be built in North America. Established by Britain’s SOE (Special Operations Executive) in Canada, it trained dozens of Americans and Canadians in the arts of secret warfare.

Curtiss SB2C Helldiver

Curtiss SB2C Helldiver

Paperback (224 pages)

Neither pilots nor carrier skippers took a shine to the SB2C Helldiver dive-bomber, earning it the nickname "The Beast."

Operation Drumbeat:

Operation Drumbeat:

Germany's First U-Boat Attacks Along the American Coast in WWII

Paperback (490 pages)

Trace the voyages of five U-boats to their destinations as they sink twenty-five ships virtually unmolested by the US Navy.

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